July 28, 2014

The retail sector has been targeted and damaged by high-profile cyber security incursions, resulting in a loss of customer confidence and a move by retailers to upgrade security measures in the constant battle against criminal hackers.

July 8, 2014

The U.S. Secret Service has reportedly arrested a Russian national for hacking into consumer credit card data between February 2009 and October 2011.

February 18, 2014

Social fundraising platform Kickstarter.com suffered a data breach that exposed personal data of some users to hackers.

February 13, 2014

A “phishing” attack using an email containing malware reportedly enabled hackers to gain access to Target’s computer network in 2013. According to the security blogger Brian Krebs, an employee at the HVAC vendor Fazio Mechanical in Sharpsburg, Penn. which includes Target among its clients, opened a fraudulent email that allowed hackers to enter Fazio’s network and take over a computer.

February 6, 2014

The hackers responsible for the recent Target data breach reportedly gained initial access to the retailer’s network using credentials stolen from a heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) vendor.

February 5, 2014

The data breach that struck our company spotlighted the sophistication of criminal hacker networks operating across the globe.

January 17, 2014

The retail industry may be facing a major threat by hackers targeting sensitive consumer data held by numerous chains.

January 16, 2014

The Starbucks mobile app reportedly stores customer passwords in a way that leaves them vulnerable to hackers.

March 22, 2010

The prosecution in the case against the computer hacker who helped orchestrate one of the...

April 30, 2008

“Wow!” That was my exact reaction when I read that Hannaford Bros. became the...

November 30, 2007

The issues confronting retailing regarding new security regulations are daunting, to say the least and...

June 30, 2007

The 2010 Winter Olympics may seem far away, but Vancouver officials are wasting no time...